"The variety of attractions will make Yas Island a place for everyone to enjoy."

Yas Island Visitors Guide

Yas Island

One of the most unique projects in the world today.  Located strategically off the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Yas Island is within driving distance to adventures from the capital city of Abu Dhabi or from nearby Dubai.  The island plays host to numerous attractions, such as a world class motor racing circuit, signature hotels, theme parks, marinas, golf courses and much more.  Yas Island caters to the local resident population as well as international tourists.  This variety of attractions make Yas Island a place for everyone to enjoy.

Yas Mall

Yas Mall is Abu Dhabi’s must visit, vibrant getaway shopping experience for every day, where everyone belongs. The experiential shopping destination, offers three floors of exciting, leading international and regional retail and restaurant brands, a 20 screen state-of-the-art cinema operated by VOX Cinemas and a family entertainment zone by Funworks. With engaging activities for family and friends, it is a great fun day out for everyone.
Located at the heart of the dynamic Yas Island, 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and just 10 minutes from the Abu Dhabi International airport, Yas Mall serves as a gateway destination offering an unparalleled retail experience to local residents, tourists and international guests. The well-connected mall is accessible, easy to navigate and boasts proactive customer service. Offering fashion, entertainment and dining, all under one roof, Yas Mall serves as a contemporary destination of wide avenues, all leading to a spacious and light social hub, an urban oasis known as Town Square.


Yas Marina Circuit

The amazing Yas Marina Circuit is set partly around a marina, with the track overlooked by the captivating Yas Hotel and mega yachts moored at the jetties.  Yas Marina Circuit brings you the high-speed thrills and track side glamour of Formula 1.  You can watch the spectacle from the comfort of permanent, covered grandstands, while extensive VIP hospitality facilities include the very exclusive Sun Tower that surveys the whole site.

Yas Marina Circuit is much more that simply a Formula 1 venue - it offers something for everyone.  There's the GP2 Asia Series, Australian V8 racing, Top Fuel dragsters and a full calendar of national and international motorsport.  On trac days you can drive the full circuit in your own car, with professional instructors on hand to help you with driving tips and techniques.  The Yas Racing School allows you to receive instruction in and then drive a selection of genuine racing cars - or be driven in an F1 two-seater.  And a guided track tour allows you to see what happens behind the scenes, covering the race-control, pit garages, media centre and paddock buildings.


Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Featuring the world's fastest rollercoaster, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a must-visit site for you and your family, housing over 20 exhilarating attractions all under one giant sleeek red roof that is reminiscent of a Ferrari car.  It is the world's largest indoor theme park.  As well as the excitement, many of the rides include educational elements woven into the fun.  The park is dotted with restaurants, cafes and shops offering genuine Ferrari merchandise to complete your experience.

Yas Marina

The Yas Marina is your gateway to adventure on the water, as well as a beautiful spot on the island by day or night.  The marina berths craft from 15m to 65m and visiting super-yachts of up to 150m.  During race-days you can watch the excitement from on-deck as the cars pass in front of the marina edge.  The marina comes alive with action for Yas Island's marine events such as the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show and the wakeboarding festival.

Where to Stay - Hotels

The Yas Hotel

With a truly breathtaking location set half on land and half on water, overlooking the marina and positioned on the Yas Marina Circuit, which plays host the annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, there are few hotels in the world that are quite so excitingly distinctive, inside and out.  From the outside the incredible grid shell can be seen for miles around and mimics the throw of a local fishing net, whilst the architecture embraces the environment perfectly.  Design influences everything at this mesmerizing Abu Dhabi hotel, from the furniture in the 499 contemporary and modern rooms and suites to the striking interiors of the 14 restaurants and lounges.  The Yas Hotel boasts an impressive 10 treatment room spa, gym and rooftop swimming pools.


Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island

With spectacular views of the sea and golf course, the hotel presents 397 guestrooms with latest facilities including free WIFI; Italian and international restaurants; meetings and events facilities and The Spa.


Park Inn Abu Dhabi

Comfortable guestrooms with magnificent views of the sea, golf course and Yas Marina Circuit.  Take advantage of the free WIFI, Mexican and International dining options along with fantastic range of exclusive attractions within close proximity.


Crowne Plaza

Relax in your own stylish room with free wireless internet access and spacious working area.  All 428 guest rooms and suites feature stunning views and are within five minutes walking distance of the new Yas Marina Circuit.

Staybridge Suites

Staybridge suites is an extended-stay hotel for guests staying away for days, weeks or even months at a time, who are seeking an alternative to a conventional hotel.  Whether relocating to the area, on a long-term project or an extended business trip, Staybridge Suites' unique mix of domestic environment and hotel services lets guests live life their way.  Our contemporary studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartment-style accommodation has a fully equipped kitchen in every suite.


Yas Island Rotana

Yas Island Rotana offfers superb accommodation with a wide range of facilities.  The 281 room and 27 suites are designed with international flair, modern accessories and contemporary style for guests seeking privacy and personalized service.  The rooms and suites offer private balcony or terrace with delightful views of Yas Island.



Centro is a modern, stylish and affordable business hotel.  Developed by one of the most successful and applauded hotel groups in the region, Centro is a contemporary concept that is young and fresh in its approach, original in its presentation, and dynamic in its offerings.  It is designed for a new generation of travelling executives who demand both finesse and functionality at reasonable rates.  Enter the very latest Rotana hotel concept.  Centro.  Modern.  Stylish.  Affordable.  Place to stay.